Child dies from suspected brain-eating amoeba infection in Nebraska, officials say

A child has died from a suspected infection with Naegleria fowleri – or brain-eating amoeba – in Nebraska, health officials said Wednesday. If confirmed, it would be the first known death from it in the state. The Douglas County Health Department said in a news release that the child “possibly acquired” the infection while swimming … Read more

Dozens dead or missing as floods hit western China and heat and drought shut down industry in another region

Firefighters search for missing people after a mountain torrent hit Datong Hui and Tu Autonomous County, August 18, 2022, in Xining, Qinghai Province, China. Ma Mingyan/China News Service/Getty Beijing — A sudden rainstorm in western China triggered a landslide that diverted a river and caused flash flooding in populated areas, killing at least 16 people … Read more

Russian cosmonauts’ spacewalk cut short due to ‘bad battery’ in spacesuit

New Delhi: A Russian cosmonaut, during a spacewalk on Wednesday (August 17, 2022), had to rush back inside the International Space Station due to abnormal battery readings in his spacesuit. Expedition 67 Commander Oleg Artemyev and Flight Engineer Denis Matveev, both of the Russian Space Agency, were instructed by their flight controllers to cut short … Read more

NASA’s moon rocket moved to launch pad for 1st test flight

Cape Canaveral (US): NASA’s new moon rocket arrived at the launch pad Wednesday ahead of its debut flight in less than two weeks. The 322-foot (98-metre) rocket emerged from its mammoth hangar late Tuesday night, drawing crowds of Kennedy Space Centre workers. It took nearly 10 hours for the rocket to make the four-mile trip … Read more

Growing fashion brand Iron Tailor to enter Tier 1 cities

The way a few businesses around the world have been on a constant growth pedestal has proved how far they have come as a team of driven and passionate professionals who rigorously followed their visions and magnified the same, bringing much more glory to their brands, even amidst highly competitive and saturated industries. The fashion … Read more

Mystery toxin suspected as 100 tons of dead fish removed from Oder River on German-Polish border

Dead fish, mussels and snails are collected on the water surface at a barrier laid by the fire department in the Westoder River, along the German-Polish border, near the junction with the main Oder River, August 16, 2022. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Berlin — A river on the German-Polish border has become a mass … Read more